Gender is not an illness presents the argument that the pathologization of trans people infringes international human rights law, and leads to a range of human rights violations across civil and political, economic, social and cultural rights. This argument is supported by international human rights jurisprudence and standards as interpreted by United Nations (UN) and regional human rights bodies and mechanisms.
GATE Fact Sheet on Intersex and the Yogyakarta Principles + 10 is a guideline for how the Principles can be used a tool by people and organisations for advocacy. While widely cited in relation to the rights of people of diverse sexual orientation and (to a lesser extent) gender identity, the Principles have had even less impact in promoting the rights of intersex people.
Understanding the Needs and Priorities of a Growing but Under-Resourced Movement About the publication In 2016, American Jewish World Service (AJWS), Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (Astraea) and Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE) surveyed 54 groups from across the globe working on intersex issues. The results provide a unique snapshot of the funding and […]
Understanding the Needs and Priorities of a Growing but Under-Resourced Movement About the publication In 2016, American Jewish World Service (AJWS), Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (Astraea) and Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE) surveyed 455 groups from across the globe working on trans issues. The results provide a unique snapshot of the funding and […]
About the publication This report summarizes the findings of a survey of 340 transgender (trans) and intersex groups worldwide, conducted from July to September 2013 by Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE) and American Jewish World Service (AJWS). The survey documents the deep discrimination and multiple challenges facing trans* and intersex people, and the organizing […]
Lessons from a Dialogue between Funders and Activists working on Gender Diversity About the publication Trans* and intersex movements are rapidly growing, and their advocacy is influencing issues and policies around the world. Increased funding attention for trans* and intersex communities is both a response to and a cause of this activism. Recognizing the need […]
A report from the GATE Civil Society Expert Working Group: Buenos Aires, 4-6 April 2013 About this Publication In November 2011, GATE organized a civil society meeting of experts on trans issues in The Hague with the purpose of opening a vital space for sharing, analyzing, and discussing viewpoints on the process of ICD reform. The […]
About the publication This publication is GATE’s English translation of the Argentinian Gender Identity Law as approved by the Senate of Argentina on May 8, 2012. Download “Argentina Gender Identity Law – English Translation” to read the full text. Click here or click on the image below to download the full text. Authors: Reference: If […]
A report on the GATE Experts Meeting: The Hague, 16-18 November 2011 About the publication This document is aimed at giving an overview of the discussions that were held at the Experts Meeting organized by GATE – Global Action for Trans Equality. Invited by GATE, a group of more than 20 experts from most parts […]
This publication is a two page summary of Gender Identity and Human Rights laws and violations globally, drawing on the Yogyakarta Principles definition of gender identity.